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Re: Jaws going to top of page when closing modal


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Sep 26, 2019 8:28PM

Yeap, what Patrick said. If you do not specify where focus should go
after a modal closes the browser will send it to the start of the

On 9/26/19, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On 26/09/2019 16:49, Barry Hill wrote:
>> Why would Jaws with Chrome throw the user back to the top of a page when
>> closing a modal on a web page?
> Because once the modal dialog is closed, focus isn't programmatically
> set back to the most sensible location of the page (usually, the control
> that first opened the modal). So when the modal disappears, the element
> that currently had focus also vanished, so focus is reset back to the
> start of the document.
> In short, a coding issue.
> P
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